Table of contents for The librarian's Internet survival guide : strategies for the high-tech reference desk / by Irene E. McDermott ; edited by Barbara Quint.

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Contents
Figures
Foreword, by Joseph Janes
Acknowledgments
How to Use This How-To Book
Introduction
Part 1: Ready Reference on the Web: Resources for Patrons
Chapter 1 - Searching and Metasearching the Internet
Other Good Search Engines and Directories
Metasearch Sites 
Search the Invisible Web
Browser Searchbots for the Desktop
Keeping Up with the Engines
Searching Rule of Thumb
Chapter 2 - Using the Web to Find People
Free Telephone and Address Directories
E-Mail Search
Finding Family
Public Records
Background Checks that Cost Money
Finding the Famous
Who¿s Behind That Web Page?
Protecting Your Privacy
Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are!
Chapter 3 - News on the Net
Web News Metaportals
Breaking News
Streaming News
Blogs
Choose Your News: News Aggregator Sites
News Search Engines
Directories of Online Newspapers and Archives
News Magazines
News Evaluation
News of the Past
All the News That Fits the Web
Chapter 4 - Quality Reference Resources on the Web
Single Subject Portals
Guides Aplenty
Chapter 5 - Internet Sites for Kids
Web Starting Points for Kids
Search Engines for Kids
Homework Help on the Web
Child¿s Play
Protecting Kids
From Soccer Mom to Super Internet Librarian Mom
Chapter 6 - Free Full-Text Resources
The Great Books Movement and the Internet
Handmade or Book Trade?
Directories of Literary Electronic Text Archives
Online Collections of Literary Electronic Text
Individual Authors
Poetry
Concordances
Literature in Languages Other than English
Contemporary Nonfiction
History and Law
Full-Text Articles on the Open Web
Full Up to Here with Full-Text Online?
Chapter 7 - Health and Medical Information Online
General Medical Information
Disease Directories
In-Depth Resources and Literature
Other Medical Resources
Cancer: What Is It Good For?
Clinical Trials
Quack Attack
A Long Struggle
Chapter 8 - Minding Your Money on the Web
Financial Portals and Portfolios
Business News and Commentary
Online Resources for Stock Trading
Mutual Funds
Bonds
Financial Planning
¿How-To¿ Sites
Company Information
Fraud Watch
Free vs. Fee
Chapter 9 - Let¿s Go Cyber-Shopping
Consumer Advice
Hunter or Gatherer?
E-Coupons
All Shopped Out
Part 2:The Librarian as Information Technician: Working with the Medium and the Machines
Chapter 10 - Managing Web-Based E-Mail
I Want My E-Mail
Free E-Mail Directories
Quality Free E-Mail
Choosing a Screen Name
Attach This
Spam Management
What About Chat?
Mr. Post Ma-a-an
Chapter 11 - Tips for Teaching the Internet
The ¿Beginner Mind¿
Active Learning
The Part Where You Talk
The Part Where They Work
A More Formal Route
Educational Resources
Glossaries
On the Fly, One-on-One Training
Those Who Can, Do ¿ and Teach, Too
Chapter 12 - Making and Maintaining Do-It-Yourself Web Pages
A Different Approach
What Is HTML, Exactly?
HTML Reference
HTML Editors
Choosing Color
Image Editors
Free Fonts
File Transfer Programs
Testers and Fixers
Give Me More!
Unix for Librarians
Si, Se Puede!
Chapter 13 - Making the Web Accessible to the Disabled
Types of Disabilities
Inclusive Web Design
CSS: Cascading Style Sheets
Accessibility Portals
Tools and Utilities
More Assistive Technologies
Where to Buy
Making Electronic Resources Accessible in the Library
Why Should We Do It?
Temporarily Abled?
Chapter 14 - Computer Troubleshooting for Librarians
Troubleshooting Tip One: Reboot
Tip Two: Defrost Without Tears
Tip Three: Pound those Pop-ups
Tip Four: Slash that Spyware and Mash that Malware
Tip Five: Scandisk and Defrag
Tip Six: Erase the Damage
Tip Seven: Use Soap and Water
Where to Find More Help
Information Professional or Free Support Desk?
Computer Rage and Limits
Now You Know Everything
Chapter 15 - Keeping Up with Changes on the Web
New Site Locators
New Hardware and Software
Computer and Business News
Subject-Specific Web Resources
Print-Plus Resources
The Bad News
Keeping Up¿With Your Mail!
Afterword
About the Author 
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Computer network resources -- Directories.
Web sites -- Directories.
Internet in library reference services.
Internet -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.